Flashcards in Volume 4 - Unit 2. Combat Collective Skills (3) Deck (134)
What type of ambush is two or more related point ambushes?
Where do squads conduct area ambushes?
where enemy movement is largely restricted to trails or streams
How are sites of an area ambush selected
squad leader selects one principal ambush side
secondary sites are located along the enemy's most likely approach to and escape from the principal ambush site
What sized element is responsible for each ambush site in an area ambush?
squad sized element
Where are machine guns typically places in an area ambush?
positions them both with the support element at the principal site
When are ambushes at secondary sites in the area ambush initiated?
after the ambush at the principal site starts
A squad or flight conducts a _______ when it makes visual contact with an enemy force and has time to establish an ambush without being detected.
What do security elements cover in the hasty ambush?
cover each flank
During a hasty ambush, the two outside member provide ______.
flank security as well as fire into the kill zone
In a hasty ambush, fire team members take up positions ________ meters apart.
5-10 meters apart
When does the squad leader initiate the ambush in a hasty ambush?
when the majority of the enemy force enters the kill zone
In a hasty ambush, if there is time, what can initiate the ambush?
lay out claymore and use them to initiate
In a hasty ambush, when does the security element rejoin the flight?
after the assault element clears through the kill zone
How does a flight withdraw from a hasty ambush site?
using a covered and concealed route
A _____ ambush is conducted against a specific target at a predetermined location.
______ patrols depart the main body with the intention of avoiding direct combat.
_______ patrols seek information or confirm the accuracy of previously gathered information.
What are the most common reconnaissance patrols?
______ patrols track the enemy.
____patrols are used to establish contact with other friendly forces.
______ patrols make physical contact with adjacent units and report their location, status and intentions.
_____ patrols follow the trail and movements of a specific enemy unit.
_____ patrols conduct a special form of reconnaissance, normally during stability or civil support operations.
The _______ reconnaissance patrol focuses only on obtaining detailed information about the terrain or enemy activity within a prescribed area.
The _______ reconnaissance patrol obtains detailed information about a specified route and any terrain where the enemy could influence movement along route.
The _______ reconnaissance patrols involve a directed effort to obtain detailed information on all routes, obstacles, terrain, and enemy forces within a defined zone.
Line Fire Team Formation
X X (TL) X
Vee Fire Team formation
Echelon Fire Team formation